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Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies



Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies demonstrates the importance of collective storytelling and fosters a greater understanding of the Asian American experience. The emotional quality and authenticity of home movies combined with interactive media arts engagement has the power to engender and transcend notions of history and memory on greater communal and individual levels. Through Memories to Light: Asian American Home Movies, the power of collective memory and media will bring to life the experiences of Asian American communities in California, spanning six decades (1920s through the 1980s) of the 20th Century. This truly unique arts experience  collectively and aesthetically constructs shared social, cultural, and political representations of Asian America directly from the community itself. At the heart of this project is how collective memory can be amassed and sustained through transmedia and interactive participation. 



Contact Information:

Center for Asian American Media (CAAM)
145 Ninth Street, Suite 350
San Francisco, CA 94103-2641
Phone: 415-561-7030
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100
RESULTS


movies 100

PART OF
Cultural & Academic Films

TOPIC
californialightandsound 95
home movies 64
Filipino 47
kids 31
Chinese 30
Christmas 12
Filipino Farm Workers 12
Little Manila 12
Stockton 12
swimming 10
dancing 9
food 6
parties 6
picnics 6
piano 5
presents 5
Oregon 4
San Francisco 4
birthdays 4
gifts 4
soccer 4
California 3
Carmel 3
Disneyland 3
Golden Gate Park 3
Halloween 3
Ishikawa Family 3
Japanese 3
Monterey 3
Oakland 3
Phillippines 3
Yosemite 3
babies 3
boats 3
cars 3
fireworks 3
races 3
waterfalls 3
zoo 3
Grand Canyon 2
July 4th 2
Lake Temescal 2
New York 2
Old Faithful 2
Salt Lake 2
Santa Cruz 2
Silver Falls 2
Yellowstone 2
amusement parks 2
backyards 2
bicycles 2
carousels 2
funerals 2
girls 2
ocean 2
parades 2
parks 2
party 2
snow 2
swings 2
theater 2
wedding 2
Armstrong 1
Atlantic City 1
Barron Park 1
Bay Bridge 1
Belmont 1
Bridgeport 1
Busch Gardens 1
California State Museum 1
Carlsbad Caverns 1
Carmel Valley 1
Chinese American 1
Colorado National Monument 1
Crater Lake 1
Dallas 1
DeYoung Museum 1
Donner Lake 1
Easter 1
Fairyland 1
Fairytale Town 1
Ferry Building 1
Fishermen 1
Fishing 1
Fort Ross 1
Golden Falls 1
Golden Gate Exposition 1
Grand Tetons 1
Hanford 1
Japanese Pavilion 1
Joss House 1
Lake Tahoe 1
Lassen 1
Laurel 1
Legion of Honor 1
Long Beach 1
Marine World 1
Mendocino 1
Moaning Cavern 1
Mount Hood 1
Mount Rushmore 1
Municipal Auditorium 1
Natural Bridges 1
Nevada 1
New Orleans 1
North Falls 1
Oroville 1
Palace of Fine Arts 1
Pebble Beach 1
Point Lobos 1
Pon Yu picnic 1
Prometory Point 1
Radio City 1
Reptile Gardens 1
Rosicrucian Museum 1
Russian River 1
Sacramento 1
San Francisco Bay 1
San Francisco Bay Bridge 1
San Juan Bautista 1
San Simeon 1
Sardine 1
Sausalito 1
Scott's Bluff 1
Sebastopol 1
Signal Hill 1
Solvang 1
South Falls 1
Space Needle 1
Squaw Valley 1
Star Wars 1
Steinhart Aquarium 1
Stonestown 1
Sunrise 1
Sutter's Fort 1
TV 1
Treasure Island 1
USC 1
University of Nevada 1
University of Southern California 1
Utah 1
Virginia City 1
Washington D.C. 1
Yellowstone Falls 1
Yerba Buena Island 1
Yerington 1
Yuba River 1
airports 1
ballet 1
balls 1
baptisms 1
bats 1
beach 1
beaches 1
birthday 1
boardwalk 1
bowling 1
boy scout camp 1
boys 1
cake 1
cakes 1
cards 1
carosels 1
cartoon 1
cemetaries 1
ceremonies 1
cooking 1
cranes 1
dance classes 1
driving 1
dry dock 1
exercise 1
family celebration 1
fishing boat interior 1
football 1
games 1
gold panning 1
gold peach 1
graduations 1
hula 1
karate 1
kids playing 1
longevity 1
marquees 1
monterey fishing boats 1
natural history museum 1
net casting 1
parrot 1
parrots 1
picnic 1
pine tree 1
playgrounds 1
prairie dogs 1
pumpkin patch 1
puppets 1
puppy 1
roller skates 1
seals 1
singing 1
skateboards 1
LANGUAGE
english 100
SHOW DETAILS
Title
Date Archived
Creator
Description: Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of the...
Topics: parks, kids, balls, swings, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: dancing, kids, playgrounds, amusement parks, ocean, carousels, home movies, Filipino,...
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: food, dancing, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, Little Manila, Stockton, Filipino...
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: dance classes, kids, dancing, ballet, baptisms, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound,...
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: boats, Halloween, parades, kids, wedding, theater, dancing, home movies, Filipino,...
Description: Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of the...
Topics: boys, kids, Yosemite, carosels, parties, birthdays, presents, seals, parrots, Marine World, home...
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: marquees, driving, Space Needle, Disneyland, Christmas, carousels, home movies, Filipino,...
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: pumpkin patch, kids, Halloween, parades, funerals, cemetaries, Moaning Cavern, theater, dancing,...
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: Washington D.C., New York, amusement parks, Atlantic City, cakes, babies, birthdays, home movies,...
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: skateboards, swimming, fireworks, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: girls, food, swimming, kids, babies, dancing, natural history museum, New York, Radio City, home...
Description: The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: backyards, parties, Easter, home movies, californialightandsound
Description: The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: Disneyland, beaches, home movies, californialightandsound
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: Phillippines, food, birthdays, Christmas, airports, funerals, boats, dancing, home movies,...
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: food, picnics, swimming, Phillippines, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, Little...
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: kids, somersaults, hula, swimming, bicycles, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description: The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: Palace of Fine Arts, zoo, San Francisco, Stonestown, San Juan Bautista, Carmel, Lassen, Bridgeport,...
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: kids, ceremonies, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, Little Manila, Stockton, Filipino...
Description: Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of the...
Topics: Christmas, kids, presents, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: singing, kids, roller skates, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description: In this home movie, an unidentified Chinese family is celebrating the birthday of the patriarch, an elderly gentleman wearing a dark suit with two pins on his lapels. The patriarch can be seen holding a plaque of a gold peach, a symbol of longevity. The theme of longevity continues throughout this home movie by three paintings shown in the film. The first painting depicts a pair of cranes, symbols of longevity, on a pine tree, another set of longevity. The second painting is a...
Topics: birthday, family celebration, traditional dress, Chinese American, longevity, gold peach, cranes,...
Description: The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: Disneyland, Barron Park, boy scout camp, swimming, home movies, californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: piano, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description: The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: San Francisco, DeYoung Museum, Steinhart Aquarium, Sausalito, Oakland, Christmas, July 4th,...
Source: Film: 16mm; 400 ft Collection: Ishikawa Family Credits:Digitized by Movette Film Transfer in collaboration with Sprocket Film and the Center for Asian American Media, made possible by funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of these organizations and no official endorsement should be inferred. Rights:Rights are owned by Isao Ishikawa, The Ishikawa Family, and the Center of Asian American...
Topics: Ishikawa Family, Fishing, Sardine, net casting, dry dock, fishing boat interior, Sunrise, Monterey,...
Description: Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of the...
Topics: parties, food, babies, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: wedding, dancing, gifts, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description: The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: Yosemite, Hanford, Lake Temescal, picnics, Oakland, Belmont, Golden Gate Park, cars, races, Carmel,...
Description: My family’s history is inextricably linked with the history of Filipinas/os in Stockton, California. My maternal grandfather, Delfin Paderes Bohulano, immigrated to San Francisco from Kalibo, Aklan Province, Philippines in 1929 and worked all over the West Coast. During World War II, he met and married my grandmother Concepcion Moreno in Palompon, Leyte, when he was fighting with the First Filipino Infantry Regiment, and where my Cebu City raised grandmother and her family were...
Topics: Phillippines, food, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound, Little Manila, Stockton,...
Description: The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: San Francisco, Bay Bridge, Ferry Building, Legion of Honor, San Simeon, Yuba River, Oroville, gold...
Source: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights: Rights are owned by Todd Inoue. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by terms of gift or purchase agreements, donor restrictions, privacy and publicity rights, licensing and...
Topic: californialightandsound
Note: First 15 seconds of part 2 are overexposed and at 1-2 frames per second, as in original film source.Additional Title: Knott's Berry Farm, Family in Crenshaw District of LASource: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights: Rights are owned by Sharron Sue. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner....
Topic: californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Salt Lake, Halloween, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description: The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: Dallas, New Orleans, University of Nevada, Pon Yu picnic, picnics, Fairyland, Oakland, home movies,...
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: waterfalls, Oregon, Yellowstone, Silver Falls, South Falls, North Falls, home movies, Filipino,...
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: swimming, kids, cards, games, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description: The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: swings, girls, backyards, home movies, californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Grand Canyon, bicycles, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Source: Film: 16mm; 400 ft Collection: Isao Family Credits:Digitized by Movette Film Transfer in collaboration with Sprocket Film and the Center for Asian American Media, made possible by funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of these organizations and no official endorsement should be inferred.Rights:Rights are owned by Isao Ishikawa, The Ishikawa Family, and the Center of Asian American Media...
Topics: Ishikawa Family, monterey fishing boats, Long Beach, California, Signal Hill, beach, picnic,...
Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topic: californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Virginia City, kids, swimming, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: parks, Fairytale Town, Carlsbad Caverns, bats, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese,...
Description: The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: Pebble Beach, Lake Temescal, picnics, Golden Gate Park, cars, races, Laurel, Santa Cruz, Carmel,...
Description: Source: Film: 8mm; 400 ft Collection: Fulbeck Family Rights:Rights are owned by Kip Fullbeck, The Fullbeck Family, and the Center of Asian American Media (CAAM). Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
Topics: Christmas, presents, kids playing, party, cooking, boats, whales, snow, home movies,...
The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953, they had three sons,...
Topic: californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: piano, kids, waterfalls, Golden Falls, Silver Falls, Oregon, home movies, Filipino, Chinese,...
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Christmas, piano, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: wind surfing, kids, puppets, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Star Wars, cartoon, TV, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topic: californialightandsound
Source: Film: 16mm; 400 ft Collection: Isao Family Credits:Digitized by Movette Film Transfer in collaboration with Sprocket Film and the Center for Asian American Media, made possible by funding from the National Endowment for the Arts (NEA). The opinions expressed herein do not necessarily reflect the position or policy of these organizations and no official endorsement should be inferred. Rights:Rights are owned by Isao Ishikawa, The Ishikawa Family, and the Center of Asian American Media...
Topics: Ishikawa Family, San Francisco, San Francisco Bay, San Francisco Bay Bridge, Treasure Island, Yerba...
Description: Source: Film: 8mm; 400 ft Collection: Fulbeck Family Rights:Rights are owned by Kip Fullbeck, The Fullbeck Family, and the Center of Asian American Media (CAAM). Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
Topics: Christmas, football, parties, zoo, home movies, californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Grand Canyon, Natural Bridges, swimming, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese,...
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Christmas, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description: Source: Film: Super 8; 150 ft Collection: Fulbeck Family Rights:Rights are owned by Kip Fullbeck, The Fullbeck Family, and the Center of Asian American Media (CAAM). Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
Topics: Christmas, presents, puppy, zoo, home movies, californialightandsound
Description: Dante and Erlinda Agatep arrived from the Philippines in October, 1969. Dante is from Ilocos Sur and Erlinda is from Batangas, both of them grew up in Manila. They came to the U.S. with little money in their pockets and a dream of raising a family in America. They started in San Francisco's Tenderloin district, then moved to the Inner Sunset neighborhood, and finally settling in the East Bay suburb of Hayward, CA. Here they raised their 3 sons Ronald, Dennis, and Davin. Most of the...
Topics: cake, kids, parties, dancing, home movies, Filipino, californialightandsound
Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topic: californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Christmas, gifts, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: piano, kids, gifts, trains, California State Museum, home movies, Filipino, Chinese,...
Description: Source: Film: 8mm; 350 ft Collection: Fulbeck Family Rights:Rights are owned by Kip Fullbeck, The Fullbeck Family, and the Center of Asian American Media (CAAM). Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In addition, the reproduction of some materials may be restricted by...
Topics: Christmas, parrot, karate, party, presents, fireworks, home movies, californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Christmas, kids, exercise, gifts, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Old Faithful, piano, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topic: californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: Yellowstone Falls, Grand Tetons, prairie dogs, Reptile Gardens, Mount Rushmore, Scott's Bluff,...
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: picnics, Salt Lake, bowling, birthdays, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topic: californialightandsound
Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topic: californialightandsound
Description: The Jung Family lived in San Francisco's Russian Hill neighborhood and created home movies of family outings, picnics, and trips in and around the Bay Area from 1952-1967. Dr. Edmund Dixon Jung (1914-2006) and Dr. Haw Chan Jung (1919-2013) both grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area and met attending the University of California, San Francisco (UCSF); both class of 1944. Dr. Edmund Jung was a doctor of internal medicine at the VA Medical Center in Oakland beginning in 1951, and Dr....
Topics: Yosemite, snow, Golden Gate Park, cars, races, Russian River, Sebastopol, Armstrong, Fort Ross,...
Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topic: californialightandsound
The Gong family is from Southern California. This footage was taken in the 1960s.
Topic: californialightandsound
Note: Out of focus during stage performance and there are light leaks from 00:07:30 - 00:08:30, both inherent to the original film source.Additional Title: 35th AnniversarySource: 1 Reel of 1: Film: 8mm Rights: Rights are owned by Todd Inoue. Copyright Holder has given Institution permission to provide access to the digitized work online. Transmission or reproduction of materials protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owner. In...
Topic: californialightandsound
Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topic: californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: July 4th, fireworks, swimming, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound
Archive Description: The Decena Family home movie archives reflect the family dynamic created by Louis Decena's conscription into the US Army in 1950. Originally born in the Philippines in 1930, he immigrated aboard a merchant marine vessel at the age of 16, reconnecting with an Uncle and Aunt in the Bay Area. After being drafted into the armed services, "home" was never more than a few years stay. Medi-vacced to Tokyo from the Korean War he met Chieko Muto in 1951. Married in 1953,...
Topic: californialightandsound
Description:The Gee family of Sacramento was your typical nuclear family living in Suburbia. Mom. Dad. Son. Daughter. Occasionally a pet fish. Dad worked for the government (it IS Sacramento after all), Mom worked as a nurse at UC Davis. Son and Daughter studied hard, took piano lessons, enjoyed summer break playing in the back yard. Being a tech geek (in the 1970s), Dad bought a movie camera and was able to document our lives. The treat of the year was our summer vacations, where we’d all...
Topics: soccer, kids, home movies, Filipino, Chinese, californialightandsound